Grand Tour

A film by: Floor Houwink ten Cate

Grand Tour is the portrait of a 16-year old girl who travels to an island for a nocturnal meeting with the first love of her life. Even though she feels herself seen by him and fantasizes about a future together, the morning shows the naked reality of their love and her true maturity is revealed.

Country: the Netherlands
Length: 10’16”
Completion: 09/2016
Genre: drama, coming of age, youth film
Screening format: DCP, H264, ProRes
Spoken language: Dutch
Subtitles: English


  • Nederlands Film Festival, the Netherlands (21 – 30 September, 2016)
    Gouden Kalf Competitie
  • Tegenstroom Internationaal Festival, the Netherlands (9 -11 December, 2016)
  • Go Short – International Short Film Festival Nijmegen, the Netherlands (5 – 9 April, 2017)
    Dutch Competition
  • Shorts Mexico – Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes de México, Mexico (6 – 13 September, 2017)
    World Cinema Showcase
  • THESS International Short Film Festival Thessaloniki, Greece (25 – 30 September, 2017)
    Official Selection
  • Filmchilla, United States (29 September – 1 October, 2017)
  • BRNO16 – International Short Film Festival, Czech Republic (11 – 14 October, 2017)
    International Competition
  • Super8000 Film Festival Aarhus, Denmark (27 – 29 October, 2017)
    Official Selection
  • Brest European Short Film Festival, France (7 – 12 November, 2017)
    Official competition

Director: Floor Houwink ten Cate
Screenplay: Floor Houwink ten Cate
Producer: BALDR Film: Frank Hoeve, Katja Draaijer Cinematographer: Jasper Wolf
Sound: Evelien van der Molen
Editor: Saskia Kievits
Composer: Christiaan Verbeek
Cast: Richelle Plantinga, Poal Cairo